Average Bench: 65.7% (442nd of 1358)

Based on 83,893 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 65.7% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 34.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 81.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 22.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 296Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 294Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 83,893 samples)
Min Avg Max
62 Memory 81.6 93.8
77.4 1-Core 107 118
130 2-Core 188 217
74.4% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
191 4-Core 289 324
213 8-Core 294 324
39.8% 291 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 64-Core 296 326
19.9% 296 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.7
1-Core 115
2-Core 196
81% 135 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 316
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 117
2-Core 201
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 315
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 188
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 256
36% 259 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 147
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 206
25% 190 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,507,411 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $117 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 7,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $312

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 5 years ago.

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7 days ago.

have been using this little monster for five years. I've played a lot of heavy stuff, but never tried Cyberpunk cause I really don't thing i'll get more than 40fps in it. But if you want a cpu to play at low, get this one. Just make sure to get another cooler because these 3.9 GHz together to the cooler box will make you room the hottest room in the house. I know because I used the cooler box for two years. Just get another cooler.


Good

2 month ago.

this is very good for doing usual web browsing. it can play 4k video, run google chrome very good and will almost never reach 100%.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Poor

4 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Good

4 years ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Good

5 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Good

6 months ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Good

2 years ago.

beautiful option in cheap budget


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

5 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

3 years ago.

dpf-hp


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